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    September 16, 2012
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goshg -- good morning and welcome to "this week." crisis overseas. an ambassador and three other americans murder. >> how could this happen? american embassies throughout the region under fire. >> the world must stand together to unequivocally reject these brutal attacks. and anti-america protests spreading around the world. what's behind the attacks? could more be on the way? did the obama administration do enough to prevent the violence? and how will the crisis overseas impact the presidential elections here at home? >> an apology for america's
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values is never the right course. >> we'll get the very latest from the threat abroad. and from chris ttiane amanpour. and our powerhouse roundtable with george will, jon than karl, wesley clarke and liz cheney from fox news. hello again. george stephanopoulos has the morning off. we're in the home stretch, just 51 days until the election and our powerhouse roundtable is standing be i to get to all of the week's politics. but first, the crisis that has the potential to shake up the presidential election. the wave of anti-american protests and violence now sweeping the globe.
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for more on what happened and why, let's bring in the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice. >> first of all, what is the latest on who these attackers were at the embassy or at the consulate at benghazi? they're saying some people were from outside the country and some even al qaeda ties. what's the latest information? >> jake, it's important to know that there's an fbi investigation that has begun and it will take some time to be completed. that will tell us with certainly what transpired. our current assessment, is that fact what began as was a spontaneous not a premeditated response to what had transpired in cairo, there was a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this video that was
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disseminated. we believe that folks in benghazi, a small number of people came to the consulate to replicate this sort of challenge that was posed in cairo and then as that unfolded, it seems as hijacked, let's us say, by some individual clusters of extremists that came with heavier weapons, weapons as you know, in the wake of the revolution in libya are quite common and accessible. then it evolved from there. we'll get to see exactly what the investigation finally confirms. but that's the best information that we have at present. >> why was there such a security breakdown in benghazi? >> first of all, we had substantial presence with our -- >> not substantial enough -- >> with our personnel at our consulate in benghazi.
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tragically two of the four americans there killed were providing security. that was their function. it obviously didn't prove sufficient to the nature of the attack and sufficient in that moment. and that's why, obviously, we have reinforced our remaining presence in tripoli and why the president has been very clear in libya and throughout the region, we're going to call on the governments first of all, to assume their responsibilities to protect our facilities and personnel. >> but why would we not have marines there in libya? this is an unstable country. why were there not marines there to begin with? >> that depends on the circumstances and the requirements. our presence in tripoli as in
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benghazi is relatively new, as you'll recall. we have been back post-revolution, only for a matter of months. but, i have visited there myself. both to tripoli and benghazi. i was very grateful to have strong security presence with me. as part of our embassy detachment there. we certainly are aware that libya is a place that there has been increasingly violent incidents. the security personnel that the state department thought were required were in place. we'll see when the investigation unfolds whether what transpired in benghazi might have unfolded differently in different circumstances. but the president has been very clear, the protection of american personnel is and will remain our top priority. that's why we have reinforced
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our presence in tripoli and elsewhere. >> there have been protests around the world. president obama pledge to repair america's relationship with the muslim world. why is the u.s. even less popular today in some of these muslim/arab countries. >> jake, we're not impotent. we're not less popular to challenge that assessment. i don't know what basis you make that judgment. >> it just seems that the u.s. government is powerless as this maelstrom erupts. >> what happened this week in cairo, in benghazi and in many other parts of the region. >> tuto tunisia. >> the u.s. government had nothing to do with, we have made clear that it's reprehensible
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and disgusting. we have said that there's no excuse for violence. let's look at what's happened. quite the opposite of being impotent. we have worked with the governments in egypt. in egypt, the security provided to our personnel and our embassies dramatically increased. >> it took two days for the president to say anything about it. >> he has been out repeatedly and said that he condemns this violence, he's called off and his people called off any further demonstrations and have made very clear that this has to stop. >> you bring up -- >> frankly n tunisia, in yemen and of course in libya where the governments has gone outs of its way to try to step up security and express the deepest remorse. we're quite popular in libya as
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you might expect having been a major part in their revolution. what transpired out of our consulate in benghazi wasn't the deep-seeded anti-american sentiment. the outpouring of sympathy and support for ambassador stevens and the united states, the governor of libya, how pained they are about this is much more reflective of the sentiment toward the united states. than heavily armed mob sters. >> that's the case in libya. but not the case in egypt. president obama was asked about the relationship we jipt on wednesday and this is what he said. >> i don't think that we would consider them an ally, but we don't consider them an enemy. they're a new government trying to find its way. >> the united states has sent billions of dollars of u.s. taxpayer money to egypt over the
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last few decades and by definition as you know, according to the state department, egypt is a major non-nato ally of the united states. why would president obama say that egypt is not an ally. >> the president has been very clear. everybody has understand, that relationship remains the same and the president wasn't signaling any change in the nature of our relationship. obviously, the president had a conversation with president morsi. it's the responsibility of the egyptian government, of as a host, to protect facilities including our own. we saw that president, immediately after that, took dramatic steps to improve the facilities in cairo and elsewhere. he made statements condemning the violence and conveying the
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message that however hateful such a video may be, there's absolutely no justification for violence against the united states or western partners. so, what we have seen is that the president has been incredibly calm, incredibly steady and incredibly measured in his approach to this set of developments. and, his interventions, his leadership, has ensured that in egypt, in tunisia, in libya, and many other parts of the world, that leaders have come out and made very plain that there's no excuse for this violence. we heard turkey and saudi arabia say the same thing. governments have a responsibility to protect the united states personnel and facilities and those of all foreign diplomats. >> very quickly, was that president in that interview
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trying to nudge president of egypt, get your act together? >> no. i think the president communicated directly with president and had the opportunity to underscore other expectation. so, that was conveyed very directly. the results were immediate and quite satisfactory. >> thank you. >> good to be with you. we're joined by my colleagues and friends. martha raddatz, brian ross and christiane amanpour. christiane, you covered the arab spring. you have been interviewed the prime minister of egypt. what are they telling you about these protests, who are behind this? >> first and foremost, this nothing to do with the government. they have called them back. they have made plenty of
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arrests. we should know the next few days their trying to recalibrate and put the united states back on the right track. whether it's the egyptian prime minister who told me that. the libyan prime minister. it also important to recognize that this is a seminal moment for these emerging democracies. by and large they have gone well. this is a success story. some elements are out of control. most particularly in libya, armed people who aren't under the government control, not brought into the, you know, rule of law. in egypt, they say they got it under control. they're concerned that they want to maintain relationships and not have this deter from their strong relationship with the u.s. >> let's talk about the homeland for a second, this week, three college campuses where there
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were bomb scares, all false alarms, is there a worry that these wave of attacks could spread to the united states, to the homeland itself, brian? >> there are concerns. there was a arrest yesterday in chicago, an 18-year-old who wanted to blow up a bar in chicago as part of a sympathy for what's going on in the world against muslims. in general, they don't see a general plan to attack in this country. there are independent operators who could be triggered. >> how do they decide when the protests are coming, what they can do to calm things and when they will actually make things worse if they get involved? >> i think that's real fine line. yemen particularly, i was watching this week and that embassy is very, very hard to breech. you have the host nation, usually on the outer perimeter,
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they're in charge of security there. but getting inside, you usually have americans backing them up. if you saw those mobs coming, i suppose you would say, let's go after them. they can't really do that in all of these cases. in yemen, they did a good job of letting them climb the wall but not getting over the walls. you don't want to use deadly force, because it makes it a lot worse. jake, you asked a good question, why weren't there mary reens in tripoli? that's what the state department is looking at right now. benghazi, 25 to 30 in the entire consulate. how many of those really were security? they overran the perimeter so quickly and were able to get to that main build something fast. that's a huge question. >> brian, you heard dr. rice talk about the youtube video.
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you have been looking into the fil filmmaker behind it, what was his motivation? why did he falsely claim to be a jew, an israeli jew. >> he was trying to stir things one false claims that he was an israeli jew as he claimed. in fact, the money came from his wife's family in egypt and he was attempting to stir things up with this very provocative film. the issues in egypt, continuic christians. he sought to create a hate film, the film was never really produced, just the trailer was put on youtube >> it was like a home video. one person can cause this. >> i was going to say, it's so interesting that the actors who were called to say, master george, they dubbed him those three sill bails with mohammad.
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>> it plays right into the extremist provocateurs over there. first of all, the cynical attempt to stoke more hatred by pretending that he's jewish and now it's revealed that he's a christian. there's a tense relationship between them. they're not going to let this having impact with our relations. that's possibly a very, very difficult fallout that could happen. i'm pleased that nothing happened in afghanistan. i mean, i think what's really important to know, again, this is a moment where these governments, have mostly done the right thing. not just now but in the lead up to all of this. they're mostly moderate. they want good relationships with the rest of the world. yes, the people are going to have a voice, because these are democracies now. as susan said and as others have
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said, look, in libya more than half of the people not only support u.s. leadership but the united states and the people of the united states. i think that should be a takeaway. >> martha, i do want to look forward and right now, we have in the gulf, the largest naval exercise ever in the history of the middle east, what is the message that the united states military is trying to send here? directly aimed at iran? >> i think it's a pretty obvious message. i don't think anyone would actually tell you that on camera, jake. the message to iran is don't even try to shut down the strait of hormuz. they're building up all sort of missile-defense-type things. >> christiane the united nations general assembly meets this week. lot of tension between israel
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and iran. and also between israel and the obamaed obama edadministration. >> i think what's really interesting and i have talked to a lot of people about this, the israeli defense minister is starting to walk back on talks about a attack. i'm being told that possibly, sort of receding possibility at least any time. now, the israeli people don't want to see their country unilaterally attack iran. we have to know whether there's going to be any, real, significant chance for proper negotiations. the negotiation that's going on right now with iran and the west and the united states. whether that can come to some kind of an agreement, beyond
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short of military intervention. >> brian, very quickly what are your sources tell you about how far the iranians are as far as building a nuclear device? >> four to six weeks away if they made the decision to do it. >> they're able to acquire -- >> that's some of the intelligence. >> others say that it could be a year. so, this is a guessing game that has gone on for years. >> that's the latest claim. >> thanks so much for joining us. really appreciate it. when we come back, our powerhouse roundtable weighs in on all of the week's politics. a new poll out today claims that 58% of americans believe that barack obama would beat mitt romney in a fist fight. we could wipe out the national debt in one night. poll showing a slight obama lead, is it time for republicans to start worrying. and the iphone 5, economic
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stimulus. >> today, apple unveiled the iphone, 25% lighter and 18% thinner. yeah, in fact, it's just a piece of paper that says you saps will buy anything.
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our campaign has a secret weapon and that secret weapon is speaking right now in tulsa, oklahoma. let's take a look. >> hello, i'm mitt romney. and i understand the hardships facing ordinary americans. for example, this summer, one of my horses failed to medal at the olympics. so, i know hardship. >> we're joined now by george will, fox news contributor liz cheney, co-founder of keep america safe. retired general wesley clark. jonathan karl. and gwen ifill. welcome one and all. george, this week, romney senior foreign policy adviser is said of the situation in the last week unfolding throughout the ms. limb world, a pretty compelling story that if you had a president romney you would be in a different situation. is there is this. >> no.
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the during a presidential year, when it becomes national narcissism, we could cure with a tweak of rhetoric. the riots in the middle east, it isn't about america by about individual. raging across a region, we understand nor can may shiseasu mitigate. >> liz, what was he saying in his response, you're not among those critics. you think you got it right. >> i think he got it right. the statement that should have received more criticism, was the president, when the president went into the rose gardens, 24
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hours after the embassy, rightly condemned the killing of our ambassador. in a situation in which an embassy has been attacked, the flag has been ripped down. the al qaeda flag has been flown. for the president not to be mention it, sends a message to the radicals. we have had 3 1/2 years of obama policy. and it looks like a lot about you're talking about the mexico city in 2009, the cairo speech in 2009. the extent in which he's been apologizing for america. he's attempted to appease our enemies. the iranians, for example. the russians. he's getting ready, as we watch these scenes unfold, to slash our funds for our defense. the president himself got a terrible record on national
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security. it's clearly that governor romney to should be pushing. >> i suspect that you general clark, you disagree with what liz just said. >> we got a democratic president who's been strongest on national security, he's completely take on the foreign policy and national security argument away from the other side. he reinforced an afghanistan, he got us responsibly out of iraq. he's taken osama bin laden. he's firm, a visionary. he's been tough and decisive. i know what the republican narrative wants to be. when you get below the rhetoric, there are no facts to support these charges. in in fact, we worked the defense. we got the strongest relationship with israel i think we have ever had. very good relations. i don't find much ground on
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these comments from the republicans. >> if you look at how the american people feel who would be better on foreign policy? obama, 51%. romney, 38%. trust to handle terrorism? obama, 51%. romney, 40%. that was tuesday. could the events of the last week change those numbers? >> they sure could. a question of where it goes. i think, liz, despite what you're saying, even the romney thinks they mishandled the initial way they handle this. when mitt romney came out after the attack to where he is right now. >> the romney campaign doesn't always get it right. >> there you go. as far as longterm implications this is potential danger for the president. about what happened. why there wasn't more security in benghazi. a question of theover all
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situation in the middle east? was this really about one youtube video or a trailer for a movie that has been out for months and finally translated into arabic. or is there something more fundamental going on? now, the arab world is to a degree inflamed with very visible anti-american. even though mitt romney severely mishandled the situation. >> gwen, how much do voters care about foreign policy? >> not much immediately. you know, i find it really interesting, jake, we were post-convention, we were completely consumed on what we talked about at those conventions, not foreign policy. other than, i picked up on that. i find it striking that liz would say that the romney
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campaign doesn't always get it right. that shows a little bit of disagreement within the republican party about how this week went. more interestingly, i don't think people were pailg attention to this. even though, you can argue that this is the most important power that any president could have. it boils down to the point that mitt romney was trying to make, is who in a better position to lead? the tough position, if you're the guy trying to take out the incumbent is to make you would do better? the president is currently the commander in chief. i don't know americans, when they go to polls, in the end, i think i like the way he handled benghazi. does he feel like a leader to me? that was tough for mitt romney today. >> i think the governor handled it exactly right when he went out and condemned the embassy statement.
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i cannot imagine a more important set of issues, frankly, it would be a tragedy for the nation if president obama is allowed to effectively claim that he's been an effective foreign policy leader. i know how deeply governor romney cares about the country. but there's no question we're weaker than president obama took office. >> i don't think we are weaker. the whole point of going into afghanistan in 2001, which president george w. bush articulated, osama bin laden wanted dead or alive. he got him. it's a huge -- it was a huge marker, it was a presidential decision, and he was very much
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aware of president carter's problem with desert one. >> any president -- >> are you uncomfortable of how political, at the national political convention that this military operation is used as a political talking point over and over again. >> we had since the vietnam war, republicans are the daddy's party. democrats are the mommy's party. democrats are soft and weak and want to negotiate and apologize. it's simply not true. we're stronger, we're safer. barack obama has been a very robust, muscular foreign policy and as george said earlier, what happened in the middle east has lots of factors, lots of clauses underneath. nothing to do with rhetoric. >> you could add the use of
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drones which have been more aggressive both in the number of attacks and the places where attacks are made than under george w. bush. i really don't think it's fair to fault the president for throwing israel under the bus. granted he has a bad relationship with my good friend netanyahu. but, politically, our profession, graphic journalism with all of these pictures and things, tends to give the country the sense that the world is somehow in chaos. the world is always dpaangerous. >> it's the disorganized state violence. or nonstate violence that everyone is worried about. when they see protests in 20 different places. >> with the respect to israel,
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george, you're in a situation now, in the last 48 hours, the president of the united states has reportedly offered to meet with the brotherhood president in egypt. has refused to see benjamin netanyahu. and given the fact that israel is facing an a threat, one effective program that we may have had in place that may have been able to slow or stop that nuclear program, the warfare activity, members of the president's national security team leaked to them. the president's record is clearly abysmal. >> i'm not in the administration, i wasn't part of this. i don't think there's been any direct request to meet. there are daily contacts between israeli government officials and
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the united states. secretary of state clinton has been out there meeting people. we know the positions on all sides. the uncertainties, the information is shared. planning is shared. it's very close. this is the question of the best way to bring this iranian program to a halt. >> on that subject, george stephanopoulos interviewed mitt romney this week and asked about the red lines, where the u.s. will draw the line in the iranian nuclear program before acting? here's that exchange. >> red line going forward is the same. >> yes. recognize that one says that it's unacceptable to the united states of america, that means what it says. you'll take any action necessary to prevent that development. >> where does that prime minister want this red line to be publicly drawn? we have heard so much about this red line. mitt romney hasn't said it
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wasn't red line. >> confidence in our intelligence system, last ma, in an interview with jeffery goldberg of the atlantic, president obama said our intelligence service will give us a pretty long lead time in understanding where iran is, our intelligence services did not predict india's testing of a nuclear weapon, pakistan's testing. i think he may have a phased in the ability of our intelligence services to draw lines and put down markers as to where the iranian program is that we don't have. >> general clark, isn't it in the president's interest to state where that red line is? >> he's not going to state a red line. there are several different indicators and a margin for uncertainty. intelligence, as george said,
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isn't precise. it's been sharpened up a lot. it's not a direct comparison. we're doing better on that intelligence. but he'll have -- no president can publicly declared red lines that surrenders his decisionmaking authority. he's going to evaluate a number of factors, he's been very clear. they're not going to get a nuclear weapon, he says it's unacceptable. he's decisive. osama bin laden found that out. if i was the leaders i would be concerned. >> when he said that he agreed with the president that there should be a red line, we don't know what the president's red line is, was mitt romney, again, backing again, getting softer on this issue in agreeing with the president. >> the key on the intelligence here, it wasn't just india that we missed. it was also frankly syria, the
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nuclear power plant that was being built in the syrian desert. iraq had better intelligence than we did on the development of that nuclear program. i think our own intelligence hasn't been effective at identifying and predicting where other nations stand. >> how would president romney be different if he's agreeing with the president? >> the problem that the israelis have here, they auns america intelligence. number two, they don't believe this president. they don't take him at his word. the president says you know, i'm not going to allow him. then the chairman of the joints chief is saying, the worst thing that could happen could be a israeli strike. israelis would agree with mitt romney that he means what he says. >> i want to switch topics right now to a hardening of the state
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of the election. on friday, three swing state polls came back indicating in ohio, obama is up 7 points. virginia, obama is up 5 points. florida, obama is up 5 points. mitt romney is no longer in polling, beating obama on trust to handle the economy. >> which is his campaign in one sentence. those three states have one thing in common -- they have all three republican governors. they're bragging, rightfully so, they got their economies up and running. if you add scott walker to that lead, you have the attention to disconnect. with the interest of the romney campaign. >> jon, what's going on behind the scenes here? >> one thing that happened during the democratic convention the romney campaign essentially
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went dark. you have seen an absolutely bombardment particularly in ohio and in florida, from the obama campaign, hammering romney on especially in ohio, on the auto bailout. there was a romney adviser told me that famous headline that romney himself did not write, "let detroit go bankrupt." could be the headline that cost him the election. the romney campaign has more money. >> because, the auto motive companies went bankrupt. the argument on the bailout is of law. >> because, what president obama has said, there's a way to move this economy forward. and governor romney's plans don't -- they really don't show that way. he's talking about tax cuts for
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the wealthy. closing loopholes and letting things take their cause. >> although you had the obama campaign entirely talking about something that happened in the first six months of the obama administration. >> that's true. >> the auto bailout -- >> but there are other things going on, jon than. in the administration, they're trying to restart and re-energize american manufacturing. >> more americans unemployed at any time. a real misunderstanding about the difference between activity and action. what was particularly interest at the democratic national convention, certainly not from the president, you never heard the word record. they can't talk about it because the record has been so bad, as bad as we have been talking about it on the national security.
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>> it hasn't. we have lost state and municipal jobs. because these municipalities and states have to reduce. >> it depends on when you start counting. >> gwen, we have to take a break. before we take the break. >> okay, okay. it's about the barrelout. you talk about virginia and florida. in florida, we're talking about medicare and those are the adds rhetoric. in virginia, in many ways, it's the northern part of virginia, more us susceptible that's happening in washington. in southern part of virginia, more military, is susceptible to the argue thament that obama is making. >> how much does it have to do with effective advertise zblg all right, we'll be back in 60 seconds with more of our
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already knows if you want it. it's coming to your house. >> lot of people are complaining that the new iphone is taller than the last model. they have to buy a new case. apple issued an official statement, exactly. we're right with back with the roundtable. the iphone 5 could boost $3.2 billion in the next quarter alone. the federal reserve is not relying on iphone. quantitative easing, bond buying. to help boost the economy. george, i'm taking you a guess that you're not a big supporter of this. >> quantitative easing, is the government printing money. now, print presses are 20th
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century. they do it digitally. it's expanding the money supply. the fed is on its way to becoming the fourth branch of government. constrained by nothing as far as i can tell by exercising both monetary and fiscal policy. it used to have one mandate. protect the currency, prevent inflation. a second mandate, maximize employment. we have forgotten the first and concentrated solely on the second. the whole point is to drive people out of bonds into riskier assets. great effect on the stock market. where the equities are owned by a tiny portion of americans. that the wealth effect, as the stock market goes up, it will cause wealthy americans to spend. trickling down to the rest of us.
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banks have $1.5 trillion in reserves. companies have $2 trillion of cash sitting on the sidelines. who in america is not buying a house because of 30-year mortgage at 3.5% is too high? who is not hiring workers because lending is too expensive now in. >> it's an extraordinary move by the federal reserve to take this move. it will have an effect on capitol hill. you'll see a move to kind of clip the fed's wing, get back to the original purpose of controlling inflation. you hear a lot of talk about the fed on the hill but this gives impetus to doing something. >> inflation is under control. yes, there's a lot of money out there, it's not moving. keeping interest rates low. we're giving opportunities for investments. but it has to be coupled with other measures. the president announced a new target, to get rid of half of
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our oil barrels, that will keep that money inside the u.s. economy, that's a big deal and it can be done. he has announced new manufacturing initiatives. we're bringing jobs back from overseas. we need to do something about home mortgage foreclosures. we need some bipartisan work on this. i remember debating karl rove on this, he was very firm that he wasn't going to help people in mortgage problems. but i think we need some action on >> it the fed printing money in order to pay for barack obama's debt. this country is facing a crisis that's totally unavoidable crisis $16 trillion we hit during the democratic national convention and the extent to which this president has shown no leadership to deal with, you
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have the fed stepping in, another credit ratings agency downgrading the united states of america. that has never happened before. we have had it happened twice. >> 30 seconds. >> liz, brings it back to politics. you look at this completely through a political lens. when ben bernanke does this, this is the way of getting the president elected. nothing that he announced this week isn't going to make a difference in the next seven weeks. 6. >> it's an economic argument. it does have a political impact because we're in the middle of a presidential campaign. when the fed is printing money in order to buy debt. all right, it's an economic policy. general clark and liz cheney will answer your questions on twitter. just use the hash tag this week.
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but first -- three moments from this week in history. what year was it? >> we have raised this monument to commemorate the service of an entire generation. few american troops that dishonored our country. >> we learned about the torture of prisoners at abu ghraib. >> i'm appall. and -- ♪ >> 52 million people watched as "friends" signed off. >> please stay with me. i'm so in love with you. >> was it 2003, 2004 or 2005? we'll be right back with the answer.
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so, what year was it? when did the abu ghraib scandal break and the vietnam vet memorial opened. it was 2003. now, in memoriam. we remember those killed in benghazi. >> four americans. four patriots.
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they loved this country. they chose to serve it. and served it well. >> we owe it to those four men to continue the long, hard work of diplomacy. >> this week, the pentagon released the names of three soldiers killed in afghanistan. and finally, your voice this week, today's question comes from nancy burke leigh who asked, who are you going to vote for in. >> i don't vote in races i cover. after i became a reporter, after i voted absentee, i felt like i made an investment an uncomfortable feeling. i revere voting. i don't feel it as those i can do the best job bringing you
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